Past Continuous - Free english lesson
Chapter The Preterite


In order to form the Past Continuous tense, we use the auxiliary « be » conjugated in the preterite + ing.

The Past Continuous describes an action in progress at a precise moment in the past.
He was running when it started to rain.

Like the Present Continuous, the Past Continuous can describe an event in the future.
He told me he was leaving France on the first of march.


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